Marriage from the point of view of existing legislation is a public service provided to the newlyweds by the registry of acts of civil status (ZAGS).

Submission of an application to the Registrar

The procedure for filing of application about the state registration of marriage is regulated by the civil code of the Russian Federation, registered in the laws of our country under No. 223-FZ of December 29, 1995. Thus, article 11 of the regulatory act establishes that the future newlyweds should first contact the Registrar's office a statement about the marriage, and only after a certain time of the filing of such Declaration their marriage can be issued.

The specified period as set out in article 11 of the Family code, in most cases, should be not less than 1 month from the date of application. When necessary, this period may be extended for another month: so the marriage must take place within 1-2 months from the day of application.

In special cases specified in article 11 of the Family code, the period that must pass between application and the actual registration of marriage, can be reduced. For example, in the case of the birth of a child, a pregnant woman, threat to the life of one of the applicants or other specific circumstances of the marriage can be registered right on the day of application.

The fee for registration of marriage

Because marriage registration is a public service, it is necessary to pay the state fee. Such a procedure for the provision of data services applies to other species, for example, issuing passports, name changes, and the like.

Of course, there is no need to come to the Registrar's office with cash. Before you go to apply, you will need to visit the Bank to pay the state duty for registration of marriage. And in bodies the registry office you will only confirm the fact of payment of a fee, giving receipt that you will receive in the Bank when you transfer money.

The amount of the fee payable for the state registration of marriage, set article 333.26 of part 2 of the Tax code of the Russian Federation, with the number 117-FZ of 5 August 2000. This section of this legal act defines that the legal registration of marriage requires the payment of a fee in the amount of 200 rubles. While this sum includes not only the actions of employees of bodies of the registry office, but the issuance of the relevant document - certificate of marriage.